Case Study: Specialist Software Solutions Company capitalises on Azure Virtual Desktop


Scenario: Specialist Software Solutions Company capitalises on Azure Virtual Desktop


The customer has been the preferred supplier of specialised software solutions to the construction and engineering industry, serving more than 1,800 clients and 40,000 users in over 50 countries.

They required Altron Karabina to to deploy a new product for them using Microsoft cloud solutions. They had an application being used by Azure Virtual Desktop, which they were experiencing high costs and dealing with a 32 bit application which could not be updated or upgraded.


Altron Karabina created a new tenant and subscriptions using Microsoft CAF framework. A new environment was created and the use of Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop leveraging MSIX APP Attach.  Altron Karabina managed to minimize the number of Desktops deployed as well as present an application through APPX to the clients, there was no requirement for a full desktop experience. We simply took an application that was running in a full desktop experience and, packaged this accordingly to be presented as a virtual app to its clients


  • All Applications can now be versioned and migrated as and when new versions become available
  • Azure Site Recovery Services enabled for DR
  • Azure Monitoring services were enabled
  • Azure Security Center enabled
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • FSLogix for Client desktop experiences was also implemented

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